16 July 1862 12 Stat. 625

[No. 59.] . Joint Resolution to grant Pensions to Masters and other Officers upon the Gunboats in the Service of the United States.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the masters serving on board of gunboats employed in the service of the United States shall be entitled to all the benefits, including bounty and pension, provided for in an act entitled “An act to grant pensions,” passed during the present session of Congress, and the widows, mothers, and heirs of such officers shall be entitled to all the benefits of said act.

APPROVED, July 16, 1862.

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